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Gildan Activewear leverages its supply chain

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is adding new production capacity to support strong demand, streamlining its manufacturing, and adding more...

Gildan taps Costa Rica to tackle capacity issues

Ongoing plans for investment in additional manufacturing capacity have seen apparel maker Gildan Activewear home in on Guanacaste in Costa R...

Following fashion isn't the best sourcing strategy

Retailers and brands are increasingly engineering their operations to make the most of changing trends affecting everything from sourcing to...

Is the tide turning for the US cotton yarn sector?

An acceleration of investment in the US spinning and weaving sector by overseas firms - including those in China and India - appears to be d...

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Gildan Activewear features on sustainability index 15 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a second consecutive year.


Hanesbrands axes Costa Rican jobs in Vietnam move 11 Sep 2014

Ivan Castano Freeman

After 40 years in Costa Rica, Hanesbrands has decided to move its men's boxers production to Vietnam and will dismiss 1,250 workers in the process.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at supply chain sustainability initiatives, comments on the challenges of integrating sustainability into fashion businesses, and new figures that point to a potential supply shortage of organic cotton.


Gildan Activewear to open Honduras textile plant 4 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is to open a new textile plant at its Rio Nance complex in Honduras to bridge capacity requirements - after booking double-digit third-quarter sales gains in both its printwear and branded apparel businesses.


Gildan Activewear closes $101m Doris takeover 8 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has completed its CDN110m (US$101.4m) acquisition of hosiery, legwear and shapewear manufacturer Doris Inc.

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US sourcing patterns taking shape 11 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Half-way through the year and US apparel import data is taking shape to give a broader view of the sourcing patterns so far.


'Made in' movements gather momentum 23 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Less than a week after hailing plans to begin sourcing its first garments from Burma/Myanmar, US retail giant Gap Inc was on the defensive, hitting back at accusations it simply wants to get its clothes produced as cheaply as possible.

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